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Ethiopian jet crashes off Beirut

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An Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane with 89 people on board has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after take-off from Beirut airport. Wreckage from the plane has been seen off the Lebanese coast.

Eyewitnesses say they saw a ball of fire in the sky before the jet crashed into the sea.

Correspondent Natalia Anteleva discusses how wreckage from the plane has been seen off the Lebanese coast.

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